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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
South Holland
Town
Holbeach
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70205

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Current location

Holbeach Cemetery
Park Lane
Holbeach
South Holland
Lincolnshire
PE12 7AR
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 36204 25081
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Vertical grey stone with half round top dropping directly to straight sides, stands on horizontal rectangular chamfered base, the whole stands on horizontal rectangular foundation. Undecorated except for slight chamfer around stone top and sides, self coloured inscription.
Inscription
IN/ Loving Memory of/ SARAH JANE NORRIS,/ WIDOW OF THE LATE/ JOHN EDWARD NORRIS,/ (OF THIS TOWN)/ WHO DIED AT SLAITHWAITE, YORKSHIRE/ 19TH NOVEMBER 1924,/ AGED 56 YEARS./ HER REWARD LIES IN HER LABOURS./ ALSO OF THEIR ELDEST SON/ JOHN MEEK NORRIS,/ (1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT)/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION/ 4TH APRIL 1917,/ AGED 28 YEARS./ BURIED AT WARLINCOURT HALTE/ BRITISH CEMETERY FRANCE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, date of death, age of death, place of burial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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